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Software Developer's Journey

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A podcast to celebrate the diversity of profiles and journeys of our fellow software devs. Get inside the head of amazing coders, speakers, architects, thought leaders, agilists and much more, and listen to the fascinating stories of their journeys! Subscribe on the major platforms or via the podcasting App of your choice: Itunes - https://apple.co/2DWk5CWStitcher - http://bit.ly/2U7G931GoogleMusic - http://bit.ly/2ALx8E0Spotify - https://spoti.fi/2BLtV9pTuneIn - http://bit.ly/2DXzpiS... or listen to the episodes directly here below! And if you like what you hear, please leave us a review on those platforms!You can also join the discussion on LinkedIn and on twitter via @DevJourneyFM Do you want to help me grow the podcast? Here's a list of our potential guests, here's a form to suggest guests to interview and another one to suggest a question to ask. Finally, if you want to help produce the podcast, support me on Patreon. Every cent you pledge will help pay the hosting bills! "Software Developer‘s Journey" is hosted and produced by me, Timothée (Tim) Bourguignon, a crazy frenchman living in Germany who dedicated his life to helping others learn & grow. More about me at timbourguignon.fr or on Twitter @Timothep!

A podcast to celebrate the diversity of profiles and journeys of our fellow software devs. Get inside the head of amazing coders, speakers, architects, thought leaders, agilists and much more, and listen to the fascinating stories of their journeys! Subscribe on the major platforms or via the podcasting App of your choice: Itunes - https://apple.co/2DWk5CWStitcher - http://bit.ly/2U7G931GoogleMusic - http://bit.ly/2ALx8E0Spotify - https://spoti.fi/2BLtV9pTuneIn - http://bit.ly/2DXzpiS... or listen to the episodes directly here below! And if you like what you hear, please leave us a review on those platforms!You can also join the discussion on LinkedIn and on twitter via @DevJourneyFM Do you want to help me grow the podcast? Here's a list of our potential guests, here's a form to suggest guests to interview and another one to suggest a question to ask. Finally, if you want to help produce the podcast, support me on Patreon. Every cent you pledge will help pay the hosting bills! "Software Developer‘s Journey" is hosted and produced by me, Timothée (Tim) Bourguignon, a crazy frenchman living in Germany who dedicated his life to helping others learn & grow. More about me at timbourguignon.fr or on Twitter @Timothep!

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A podcast to celebrate the diversity of profiles and journeys of our fellow software devs. Get inside the head of amazing coders, speakers, architects, thought leaders, agilists and much more, and listen to the fascinating stories of their journeys! Subscribe on the major platforms or via the podcasting App of your choice: Itunes - https://apple.co/2DWk5CWStitcher - http://bit.ly/2U7G931GoogleMusic - http://bit.ly/2ALx8E0Spotify - https://spoti.fi/2BLtV9pTuneIn - http://bit.ly/2DXzpiS... or listen to the episodes directly here below! And if you like what you hear, please leave us a review on those platforms!You can also join the discussion on LinkedIn and on twitter via @DevJourneyFM Do you want to help me grow the podcast? Here's a list of our potential guests, here's a form to suggest guests to interview and another one to suggest a question to ask. Finally, if you want to help produce the podcast, support me on Patreon. Every cent you pledge will help pay the hosting bills! "Software Developer‘s Journey" is hosted and produced by me, Timothée (Tim) Bourguignon, a crazy frenchman living in Germany who dedicated his life to helping others learn & grow. More about me at timbourguignon.fr or on Twitter @Timothep!

Twitter:

@timothep

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English

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Episodes

#123 Patrick Leblanc didn't want to ruin his passion

10/20/2020
Patrick first told us the rollercoaster-story of his studies, and how he fought against coding for almost 10 years. He then took us on his agency ride, mastering PHP on the job, and learning how to conduct interviews and lead teams. We finally touched on his recent depression/burnout and the creation of his new business. Here are the links of the show: https://www.twitter.com/patslebhttps://woogostores.comCredits AyeYung KartzCC BY-NC-ND...

Duration:00:47:49

#122 Ines Montani brought linguistic and computers together

10/13/2020
We talked about how computers increased Ines's creativity as a teen. We talked about Ines's disappointment at German university studies. We discussed the steps she took away from computer sciences, and how she ended up combining two of her passions: developing software and linguistics into one new field: computer linguistics. We finished by talking about having developers as customers and dog-feeding your own products. Here are the links of the...

Duration:01:00:34

#121 Kathryn Erickson on leadership and asking for help

10/5/2020
We talked about helping, being helped, asking for help, and having people you can rely on. We talked about research and startups. We discussed networks, mentorship, and team-leading. We finally touched on leadership, tech, and coding. Here are the links of the...

Duration:00:49:51

#120 Sumana Harihareswara is an open-source fairy

9/28/2020
Sumana first told us about her parents and how they influenced her life in many ways. We discussed computer science and social sciences, luck, and how Sumana discovered the world of Open-Source. We talked about her studies and first steps into partaking in the OSS projects. Sumana finally told us the very unique and fascinating story of how her consulting business came to be. Here are the links of the show: Links about Sumana...

Duration:00:53:38

#119 Virginia Harrison is following her gaming dream

9/22/2020
Gini told us about how their discovery of webpages and flash animations lead to them creating their first games. We then discussed why they didn't follow the development route right away. We talked about interviewing in pyjamas and working at PockitDoc. We talked about following your dreams and the definition of fun. We discussed small and big projects. Gini told us about GameJam contests and how they try new mechanisms. We finished by talking about mindfulness and being a nerd! Here are...

Duration:00:46:28

#118 Erik Rasmussen connects the dots of his career

9/15/2020
Erik took us through his first steps with 5" floppy disks and code lines. We talked about the usefulness of CS degrees, his first jobs, side projects, and open-source libraries. We connected the dots between them all, all the way to the forms libraries he is now most well known for. Here are the links of the show: https://www.twitter.com/erikrashttps://github.com/erikrasErik's Projects https://redux-form.comhttps://final-form.orghttps://formnerd.co/devjourneyErik's...

Duration:00:53:26

#117 Roopak Venkatakrishnan's career algorithm

9/7/2020
We talked about his first steps with computers and his first hackathon in high-school. We talked about his internship at @Google, his job at @twitter, and going back to @google afterward. We discussed management, working for a startup, and moving laterally inside a company to maximize fun and learning. Here are the links of the...

Duration:00:54:29

#116 Scott Tolinski from allrounder to allrounder

9/1/2020
Scott took us from his music background, all the way to his video-course business, leaving little details aside. We spoke about his learning phases. We discussed the importance of focus. Scott told us the birth story of his youtube channel. We finally touched on partnership and mastermind groups. Here are the links of the...

Duration:00:55:09

#115 Aimee Knight applied the discipline of figure-skating to DevOps and architecture

8/25/2020
Aimee first told us about her past as a figure skater. She then explained how her marrying into the military forced us to change careers and learn how to code. She described how she became a successful developer and how she eased into DevOps and architecture. We finally talked about her work as an architect and her coming close to a burnout. Here are the links of the...

Duration:00:48:38

#114 Jamon Holmgren made his own independent way

8/18/2020
Jamon first told us about his first experience with the C64 command prompt, and then with a 286, and finally a 486 computer. He told us how a math teacher had an impromptu but forming role in his life. We then talked about learning to create websites and create a business. We talked about coding alone, and learning to accept other ideas. Jamon finally told us the story of his new business, how networking played a BIG role into it, and how it was meant to be. Here are the links of the...

Duration:00:50:27

#113 Brendan O'Leary from healthcare to Gitlab

8/11/2020
We first talked about theater lights, and how this was Brendan's first programming task. We then discussed business, healthcare, and loving the "WHY" of your job. We talked about quality, accessibility, and UX. We veered toward Gitlab and storytelling and finally spoke about OpenSource in the workplace. Here are the links of the...

Duration:00:50:43

#112 Dan Moore from sci-fi to devrel

8/3/2020
Dan first told us about his (almost) passionate love for MailMerge. We then talked about his studies and how he took every detour he could until finally landing a developer job. We then talked about networking, applying, and job interviews and we finally discussed Dan's upcoming book "Letters to a new developer". Here are the links of the...

Duration:00:52:25

#111 Sam Julien from financial adviser to developer advocate

7/27/2020
We talked about liberal arts and being a self-taught programmer. We discussed second careers, mentoring and being mentored. We spoke about technical writing, developer relations and working for a 100% remote company. Here are the links of the show: https://www.twitter.com/samjulienhttps://samjulien.comhttps://thinkster.iohttps://egghead.io/search?query=sam%20julienhttps://bigmachine.io/products/the-imposters-handbookCredits AyeYung KartzCC BY-NC-ND 4.0Your host Software Developer‘s...

Duration:00:52:00

#110 Jerome Hardaway is the definition of willpower

7/21/2020
Jerome first took us through his first years after military, learning SQL and getting into tech. We then discussed the non-profit organization VetsWhoCode he accidentally created, how he selects veterans and what the focus on. We finally touched upon his work as a developer advocate and how happy it makes him. Here are the links of the...

Duration:00:41:05

#109 Coraline Ada Ehmke lives up to her values

7/13/2020
Coraline first told us about how she nearly didn't work into tech. We then discussed her values, ethic in our industry and how she deliberately stands in the front-lines to make the world a better place! Here are the links of the show: https://www.twitter.com/CoralineAdahttps://www.contributor-covenant.orghttps://firstdonoharm.devhttps://ethicalsource.devhttps://postmeritocracy.orghttps://where.coraline.codesCredits AyeYung KartzCC BY-NC-ND 4.0Your host Software Developer‘s Journey is...

Duration:00:41:44

#108 Cassidy Williams loves developer experience

7/6/2020
Cassidy first told us about how she came to web development in high school, discovered it could be a job and ended up studying computer sciences. We then discussed how she chose her first job to use her creative & people skills, not just coding. We talked about burnout, before diving deeper into developer experience. Cassidy gave us her definition of a good developer relations engineer, how developer relations impact companies and how dev-rel will evolve in the next 10 years. We finally...

Duration:00:48:13

#107 Josh Long found his place in the world as a developer advocate with the Spring team

6/29/2020
Josh first told us about his love for coding, how he worked from startup to startup, learning a lot, but not having fun. And then he told us how his participation to the open-source framework Spring allowed him to enter the Spring team and have the time of his life... for 10 years. We finally spoke about developer relations and how Josh build his role over time. Here are the links of the...

Duration:00:54:42

#106 Kyle Shevlin from pastor to programmer

6/22/2020
Kyle first told us about his past as a musician and a pastor, and how he came to web development. We then discussed changing careers, learning, mentoring and leadership. Finally, we talked about the Second Career Devs Podcast. Here are the links of the show: https://www.twitter.com/yleshevlinhttps://kyleshevlin.comhttps://kyleshevlin.com/from-pastor-to-programmerThe two organisations Kyle suggested donating...

Duration:00:52:27

#105 Sara Vieira is opinionated per design

6/15/2020
Sara first told us how she came to learn to code to prove her dad wrong. We then discussed her internships, fast paced environments, shame, learning new domains and doing what you love. We also discussed about React, Angular, Vue and her "Opinionated Guide to React" book. We finally talked about failing and Sara's dream of traveling through Europe (the world?) to teach coding! Here are the links of the...

Duration:00:45:03

#104 Jason Lengstorf successfully bet on himself for his career

6/8/2020
Jason first took us to his past as the lead singer of a band. There he did the marketing for the band on the side. That was his introduction to web-development. He explained how he slowly but surely made his side hustle his main job, and described the thinking process between "playing safe" or "betting on himself". Jason described his success... and how close he came to burning out. And we talked about "failure". He then described the ways he prevents this to ever happen again. We finally...

Duration:00:43:41